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Air Pollution Control Commission Public Hearing

The Air Pollution Control Commission will hold its next monthly hearing on August 11, 2021 at 1 p.m.

UPDATE: This meeting will only be held virtually and NOT in person. You can participate in the meeting by going to our Zoom meeting link or calling 929-205-6099 and enter meeting ID 863 2937 7111 #. You can also submit written comments or questions to apcc@boston.gov or via Twitter @BostonEnviro.

In accordance with the Procedures and Criteria for the Issuance of Parking Freeze Permits adopted under M.G.L. Chapter 111, Section 31C, Boston Air Pollution Control Commission will hold a virtual public hearing at 1:00 p.m. on August 11, 2021 to review the following projects to regulate and control air pollution so as to promote the public health and welfare of Boston residents. There will be brief presentations followed by review of individual applications, and opportunities for public testimony

The public can offer testimony.

Discussion Topics

  1. Public Hearing at 1 p.m.

    Application for a New South Boston Parking Freeze Permit from WS Development on behalf of Seaport D Title Holder LLC for 332 commercial parking spaces located at 88 Seaport Boulevard. This permit is for the construction of an underground parking garage with spaces to be shared with lessees, employees, patrons, customers, clients, and guests of the project. The proponent intends to return 205 inventoried spaces to the South Boston parking freeze bank from other permits associated with the planned development area. Issuance of the permit would withdraw 127 net spaces from the South Boston parking freeze bank. * Continued from the July 14, 2021 hearing.

    Application for a Modified Downtown Boston Parking Freeze Permit from Animal Rescue League of Boston for 25 exempt parking spaces located at 425 Tremont St. This permit is to add 15 exempt parking spaces to be shared between the public, lessees, employees, patrons, customers, clients and guests. Issuance of the permit would have no effect on the Downtown parking freeze bank. * Continued from the July 14, 2021 hearing.

    Application for a Modified Downtown Boston Parking Freeze Permit from Animal Rescue League of Boston for 20 exempt parking spaces located at 7 Appleton St. This permit is to add 4 exempt parking spaces to be shared between the public, lessees, employees, patrons, customers, clients and guests. Issuance of the permit would have no effect on the Downtown parking freeze bank. * Continued from the July 14, 2021 hearing.

    Application for a Modified East Boston Parking Freeze Permit from VHB on behalf of Cargo Ventures LLC for 575 park and fly spaces. This permit is to relocate spaces from a surface lot at 320 McClellan Highway to a new parking garage at 440 McClellan Highway. Modification of the permit would have no effect on the East Boston parking freeze bank. * Continued to an upcoming hearing.

    Application for a Modified East Boston Parking Freeze Permit from VHB on behalf of Cargo Ventures LLC for 127 park and fly spaces. This permit is to relocate spaces from a surface lot at 380 McClellan Highway to a new parking garage at 440 McClellan Highway. Modification of the permit would have no effect on the East Boston parking freeze bank. * Continued to an upcoming hearing.

  2. Public Meeting

    Discussion regarding fee waivers for not-for-profit organizations.

    Presentation on the Community Clean Air Grant program.

    Acceptance of Meeting Minutes from June 16, 2021.

    Translation and sign language interpreters are available upon prior request.  The Commission may hold a public meeting immediately following the last hearing or as appropriate following any hearing.  Copies of applications may be requested via email from apcc@boston.gov or viewed by appointment only at the Environment Department, Boston City Hall, Room 709, from 9 AM to 5 PM Monday through Friday. Questions should be directed to: APCC@boston.gov or 617-635-3850.

    Lynh Chau

    Air Pollution Control Commission

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